Stephen J. Phelps

December 5, 1965December 25, 2012

Funeral services for Stephen J. Phelps, age 47 of Ogdensburg will be held at 5:00pm on Friday December 28, 2012 at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating.

Calling hours will be held also on Friday from 3:00pm until the time of the service. Mr. Phelps passed away at his home on Tuesday December 25, 2012 surrounded by his family.

Surviving is his long time companion Melissa Finley of Ogdensburg; a sister Rose Phelps of Ogdensburg, nieces & nephews Crystal & Bailey Phelps and Shane Perkins all of Ogdensburg; two step-sons David McCarthy of Saratoga Springs and Michael McCarthy of Madrid and a step-daughter Kaitlin McCarthy of Saratoga Springs.

He was predeceased by his parents and a brother Ray Perkins.

Stephen was born on December 5, 1965 in Ogdensburg, NY a son of the late Harold O’Marah & Donna Phelps. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1985 and worked for 15+ years at the Stella Cheese Plant in Ogdensburg as a laborer until his health declined in 2009.

He enjoyed his dogs, hunting, camping, weight lifting, visiting with friends and going for car rides. Memorial contributions can be made to the SPCA, 6718 New York 68 Ogdensburg, NY 13669.


  • Calling Hours Friday, December 28, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 28, 2012

Stephen J. Phelps

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Sheila and David Montroy and Sears

December 30, 2012

So sorry for your lost. We were so shocked and didn't know Steve was sick. Your in our prayers and God bless you all.

Sandy, Dean, Jesse and Jadzia Gleason

December 30, 2012

Rosie and family, sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family in your time of need.

Richard Gilbert

December 30, 2012

Miss U Bro...U May Be Gone In Life, But U Will Remain In My Heart 4Ever & In My Memories...I'll See U When I Get 2 The Other Side...Rest Now Bro...No More Pain & No More Fighting.

Michelle Erwin

December 29, 2012

Sorry for loss Melisaa Michelle&Tim Erwin

Steve V

December 29, 2012

I didn't know until Friday night that Steve had passed. To his family, know you're not the only ones missing am I. Rest in peace, bro!

Todd Powers

December 28, 2012

To the phelps family."Iam sorry for your loss. steve will be sadly missed God Bless him forever.Amen

Vaughne an joseph LaBarge

December 28, 2012

sorry for your loss RIP

John & Jackie Herber

December 28, 2012

So very sorry for your loss.

Patti Mahoney

December 28, 2012

Dear Rosie,Crystal,Bailey,Melissa and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. He was taken too soon and will be missed by many. My condolences and deepest sympathy go out to you. Love, Patti

Deb and Joe Montgomery

December 27, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. To Rosie and the entire Phelp's family, our deepest condolences. He was loved by many, will be missed by many! R.I.P. Steve, your suffering is done.